India, Kenya Discuss Food Safety Procedure

  • India presented its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the Modernization of Food Streets at the 54th session of the Codex Committee on Food Hygiene (CCFH) in Nairobi, Kenya. 
  • The SOP outlines draft guidelines for Food Hygiene Control Measures in Traditional Markets for Food. 
  • Other agenda items include guidelines for the control of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia Coli (STEC) in Fresh Leafy Vegetables and Sprouts and guidelines for the safe use and reuse of water in food production and processing. 
  • The Indian Delegation, represented by officials from FSSAI, MPEDA, and NDDB, participated in the meeting. 
  • The SOP was shared among other country delegations.
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